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    Oven Fire

    So there is a small fire burning in my oven. I assume it will burn itself out, but anyone able to think of any reason to use an extinguisher and make a big mess to have to clean up?

    Yes, I'm asking on a message board. Flame away (no pun intended)



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    How big is the fire? Pics please. Clearly it's not threatening to you or you would't be on here, so I suggest taking some time and get some pictures up.



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    Re: Oven Fire

    Get a wet towel, throw it on it.



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    Re: Oven Fire

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneFan03 View Post
    Get a wet towel, throw it on it.
    This might work, but man it seems like a terrible idea.



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    Re: Oven Fire

    Throw grease at it?


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    Re: Oven Fire

    Not sure why I didn't think to take pics. It burned itself out. Wasn't large, maybe took up 1/3 of the oven or so. On the bright side, my oven is very clean now, all the crap in the bottom has completely burned up. Not sure the wet towel would have worked, it's an electric oven and may have shorted out the element or something.



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    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Throw grease at it?
    And then throw water at that.



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    Re: Oven Fire

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone1450 View Post
    So there is a small fire burning in my oven. I assume it will burn itself out, but anyone able to think of any reason to use an extinguisher and make a big mess to have to clean up?

    Yes, I'm asking on a message board. Flame away (no pun intended)
    You could probably just call 911 or your local fire station and ask them, Im sure they'd offer you professional help/advise on the best way to put it out yourself, which may be safer than asking random Cyclone fans? Just sayin...



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    Re: Oven Fire

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBer View Post
    And then throw water at that.
    The next step probably involves a hair dryer, but I don't have one of those. I hope that the OP does.


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    Re: Oven Fire

    When in doubt, smother it with lots of fine grain salt if you have a lot. Unfortunately it will be messy to clean up but it will do the trick.


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    Re: Oven Fire

    This is dying quickly. I would like to point out that I did not start the fire, nor did revkah.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFTLKWw542g]Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire - YouTube[/ame]


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    Re: Oven Fire

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    This is dying quickly. I would like to point out that I did not start the fire, nor did revkah.

    Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire - YouTube
    But did you try to fight it?


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    Quote Originally Posted by iahawkhunter View Post
    But did you try to fight it?
    Some people like to watch the world burn.


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    Re: Oven Fire

    **** on it.



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    Re: Oven Fire

    Smother it with baking powder next time. You'll have a pile of baking powder to clean up afterwards, but it will put the fire out. This is the preferred method for grease fires on the stovetop or grill.


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